What you're thinking is what you're becoming.
Drop the idea that you are Atlas carrying the world on your shoulders. The world would go on even without you. Don't take yourself so seriously.
Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views beyond the comprehension of the weak.
He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.
A friend to all is a friend to none
Why fit in when you were born to stand out?
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
You want a love which is born out of meditation, not born out of the mind.
No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.
There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.
Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
What a man does for others, not what they do for him, gives him immortality.
Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.
The greatest power we have is the power of choice.
The pendulum of the mind oscillates between sense and nonsense, not between right and wrong.
If you buy what you do not need, you will need what you cannot buy.
Be frank and explicit. That is the right line to take when you wish to conceal your own mind and to confuse the minds of others.
Where wisdom reigns, there is no conflict between thinking and feeling.
But the fact that some geniuses were laughed at does not imply that all who are laughed at are geniuses. They laughed at Columbus, they laughed at Fulton, they laughed at the Wright brothers. But they also laughed at Bozo the Clown.